vernonia

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Related to Bitter leaf: Vernonia amygdalina
  • noun

Synonyms for vernonia

any of various plants of the genus Vernonia of tropical and warm regions of especially North America that take their name from their loose heads of purple to rose flowers that quickly take on a rusty hue

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Today's recipe is a sort-of breakfast dish, but would make a lovely lunch or light supper, especially with a nice bitter leaf salad as an accompaniment.
Prophatic effect of pawpaw leaf And bitter leaf extracts on the incidence of forliar mycopathogens of Groundnut (Arachis hypogea) in Ishiagu Nigeria.
That's because they produce more sugar as a defense against freezing, Routledge says, turning a bitter leaf into a sweet one.
Again a slightly bitter leaf, but when all the leaves are tossed in a little dressing of your choice, then the result is as pleasing to the eye as it is to the palette.
Food crops: Cassava, rice, maize, yam, cocoa yam, water yam, melon; and vegetables--pumpkin, bitter leaf, waterleaf, okra, pepper and afang.